CRINUM; AN ENDLESS SOURCE OF BIOACTIVE PRINCIPLES: A REVIEW. PART IV: NON-ALKALOIDAL CONSTITUENTSAbstract
Crinum is an important and fascinating genus of the large and equally captivating Amaryllidaceae family. Owing to the valuable biological effects and therapeutic potentials of its chemical constituents, many Crinum species have a worldwide folkloric reputation. Additionally, Crinum species have been subjected to extensive chemical, cytological and pharmacological investigations. The present part of our comprehensive review work on the phytochemical and biological studies conducted on Crinum plants reviews the non-alkaloidal principles isolated up till now in addition to their distribution in different Crinum species.
John Refaat *, Mohamed S. Kamel , Mahmoud A. Ramadan and Ahmed A. Ali
Pharmacognosy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Minia University, 61519 Minia, Egypt
28 June, 2012
12 February, 2013
25 February, 2013
01 March, 2013